LUFKIN, NACOGDOCHES (KTRE) - East Texas is gearing up for Hurricane Ike by preparing for any evacuees from the Gulf Coast region that could make their way into Lufkin or Nacogdoches. Here's the information for the shelters in both cities:
For questions and concerns about Hurricane Ike, you can call the Emergency Operations Center at (936) 634-8731.
The shelter hub is located at Lufkin High School; (936) 630-0620
Volunteers should call the same number. You must call this number before going directly to a Lufkin shelter. That's so organizers can keep track of which evacuees are in which shelters.
The Pitser Garrison Civic Center in Lufkin is now open as a special needs shelter.
Shelter Hub located at Fredonia Hill Baptist Church; Emergency phone bank number is (936) 559-2510.
Evacuees must check in at the hub before going directly to a shelter.
If you want to volunteer in Nacogdoches, go to the Recreation Center at 1112 North Street.
Emergency Operations Center (936) 829-4757 Extension 243
Emergency Operations Center (936) 634-8762
Emergency Operations Center (936) 634-8771
Emergency Operations Center (936) 634-8764